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Aug 22, 2018, 3pm

Western Art Associates: Celebrating 50 Years

Oct 3, 2018, 6pm
Tickets are $25 Available September 1 at Join us from 6-9 pm on October 3, 2018, for a gallery talk and reception celebrating the exhibition of artworks Western Art Associates has acquired for Phoenix Art Museum over the past 50 years. When Phoenix Art Museum opened in 1959, it possessed neither an endowment nor a collection. Instead, the new art museum at the heart of a young, upstart of a city was shepherded to growth by the generosity of those in its community who had the imagination to see what our city—and our Museum—could truly become.    Just 7 years after the Museum’s dedication, a small group of those visionaries founded the Western Art Associates, a support group of ... (View more)

Compassion in the 21st Century: The Work of Arpana Caur

Oct 3, 2018, 12pm
Janet Baker, PhD, the Museum's curator of Asian art, will present a gallery talk focusing on the work of Arpana Caur (b. 1954). Caur is a woman artist working in India whose paintings combine aspects of Buddhist history, Asian geography and contemporary global issues. Included with general admission. RSVP coming soon to Image credit: Arpana Caur, Compassion, 2008. Oil on canvas. The Khanuja Family.

Poetry Reading: Sara Sams and Charles Simic

Oct 3, 2018, 7pm
This is a free event open to the public. Reserve your spot at About the poets: Sara Sams is a poet, essayist, and translator from Oak Ridge, Tennessee. She currently works as an instructor for Arizona State University’s College of Interdisciplinary Humanities & Communications, where she provides faculty support for the Superstition Review. She is a graduate of Davidson College (B.A.) and Arizona State University (M.F.A.), and has received teaching fellowships from the Ministry of Education of Spain and the National University of Singapore. - Charles Simic is perhaps our most disquieting muse. There are few poets writing in America today who share his lavish appetite for... (View more)

Circles Exhibition Preview: Teotihuacan

Oct 4, 2018, 6pm
Circles of Support Exclusive Exhibition Preview Thursday, October 4, 2018  |  6-8 pm RSVP by September 27 602.257.2115 Teotihuacan: City of Water, City of Fire is the first U.S. exhibition on the ancient Mesoamerican metropolis in more than two decades. Showcasing nearly 200 artworks and artifacts, this historic exhibition provides the most comprehensive insight into the art and everyday life of Teotihuacan to date.   Celebrate the start of the Circles season with hors-d'oeuvres, live music, and special remarks from Matthew H. Robb, chief curator at the Fowler Museum at UCLA, and Gilbert Vicario, the Selig Family Chief Curator at Phoenix Art Museum.     Image: Circular ... (View more)